Platanaceae Platanus occidentalis L.

American Sycamore

Meskwaki - Drug, Blood Medicine

Use documented by:
Smith, Huron H., 1928, Ethnobotany of the Meskwaki Indians, Bulletin of the Public Museum of the City of Milwaukee 4:175-326, page 235

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Scientific name: Platanus occidentalis L.
USDA symbol: PLOC (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: American Sycamore
Family: Platanaceae
Family (APG): Platanaceae
Native American Tribe: Meskwaki
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Blood Medicine
Notes: Infusion of bark taken as a blood purifier and used for colds.

RECRD: 91832 id: 28590